Posted: Monday, August 3, 2015

Back-to-School Events

Information Provided by Individual Schools. If A School is Not Listed, Please Call the School for Information.

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Elementary

Augusta Circle Elementary - 355-1200

Monday, August 17 - Meet the Teacher
Session 1 – 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Session 2 – 12:00 – 12:30 pm
ACE 101 New Parents – 12:30 – 1:00 pm

Monday, August 31
Open House
Session 1 – 5:00-5:30 pm
Session 2 – 5:30 – 6:00 pm
PTA meeting – 6:30 pm

Bell’s Crossing Elementary - 355-3800

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade – 4:00 – 6:00 pm
3rd – 5th Grades – 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Monday, September 14
Open House - 6:30pm

Friday, September 25
PTA Fall Carnival – 4:30 – 8:30 pm

Bethel Elementary - 355-4100

Tuesday, August 4
New Student Orientation – 6:00 pm

Thursday, August 13
Meet the Teacher
5K – 2nd Grade PMA, Poole, and Irick – 5:00 – 6:00 pm
3rd – 5th Grade and IMA – 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Blythe Elementary Academy - 355-4400

Tuesday, July 28
New Parent Orientation – 5:30 pm

Thursday, August 13
Meet the Teacher
12:00 - 2:00 pm and 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Monday, September 14
PTA Open House – 6:00 pm

Brushy Creek Elementary - 355-5400

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher
Last names A-L – 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Last names M-Z – 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Thursday, August 20
Boosterthon Kickoff

Friday, August 28
Boosterthon Fun Run

Thursday, September 3
Volunteer Orientation – 9:00 am

Monday, September 14
PTA Open House – 6:00 pm

Buena Vista Elementary - 355-2200

Thursday, August 13
5:30 pm- Kindergarten Orientation

Friday, August 14
3 pm - Popsicle Pop-In for Grades K-1
4 pm - Popsicle Pop-In for Grades 2-3
5 pm - Popsicle Pop-In for Grades 4-5
Classrooms Open for Visitation by students and parents

Tuesday, August 18
7:45 am - A New Parent Orientation will be hosted by the Buena Vista School Improvement Council.
Parents will have the opportunity to meet staff from all areas of the school.

September 1-16
Our fall fund-raiser begins. Your support of our school programs will be greatly appreciated.

Monday – Tuesday, September 14, 15
Open Houses will begin at 6:30 pm. Monday night will be for grades kindergarten, 1st and 2nd
Tuesday night will be for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades.
A Challenge meeting for grades 3,4,5 will be on Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm. Teachers will present their syllabi and offer information about the year’s plans.

Chandler Creek Elementary - 355-2400

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher – 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Monday, September 14
Curriculum Treasure Hunt and PTA Family Night – 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Duncan Chapel Elementary - 355-2700

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher – 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Meet your new teachers, see your classroom, and meet the related arts teachers! Find out about PTA, Food and Nutrition Services, bus transportation, and car tags. YMCA will provide information about our after-school program. Don’t forget to stop by and get a special treat from Dr. Lowry!

East North Street Elementary Academy355-2980

Thursday, August 13
Meet the Teacher - Session #1 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm; Session #2 – 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Fork Shoals School - 355-5000

Kindergarten will be an informal drop-in. Grades 1 - 5 will be a scheduled program beginning promptly at the assigned time in the cafeteria. Teacher assignments will be posted following the 30 minute curriculum presentations. Classroom visits will follow. if you are unable to come at your assigned grade level time, the teachers will not be available to meet and discuss at the other scheduled times. Mark your calendars and plan to attend these informative sessions with your child.

Thursday, August 13
Curriculum Night/Meet the Teacher
First Grade – 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Fifth Grade – 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Friday, August 14
Kindergarten – 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Second Grade – 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Third Grade – 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Monday, August 17
Fourth Grade – 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Friday, August 21
New Parent Orientation – 8:15 am

Gateway Elementary - 355-5200

Thursday, August 13
Back to School Celebration – 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Grove Elementary - 355-5900

Thank you to New Spring Church. School supplies will be provided to each Grove Elementary student at Meet the Teacher events. (Back packs are not included.) Contact Sharon Farrow for information. 864-355-5900.

Grove faculty and students are excited about the addition of iPads or laptops for each student in the school to extend learning and to promote student achievement. Contact Debbie Bauer for more information.

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher, School Tour, Welcome Packet
K5 – 9:00 – 11:00 am
First Grade – 12:30 – 3:00 pm

Monday, August 17
Grades 2-5 – 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, September 8
PTA/Curriculum Night/Title I Information
Grades 5K and Third – 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Monday, September 14
PTA/Curriculum Night/Title I Information
First and Fourth Grades – 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Tuesday, September 15
PTA/Curriculum Night/Title I Information
Second and Fifth Grades – 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Monday, August 31
First Volunteer Orientation - 10:00 am and 3:00 pm
We require all volunteers to attend an orientation to support our school programs and to ensure student safety.

Tuesday, September 22
First School Improvement Council – 9:00 am

Heritage Elementary - 355-6000

Friday, August 14
Back to School Meet the Teacher – 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Lake Forest Elementary - 355-4000

Wednesday, August 12
New Student and Parent Tours – 9:00 – 11:00 am and 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Thursday, August 13
New Student and Parent Tours – 9:00 – 11:00 am
Meet the Teacher – 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Tuesday, August 18
Sip N Sob – 8:00 am

Wednesday, August 26
Curriculum Night

Mauldin Elementary - 355-3700

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher
Grade levels will have grade level expectation presentations in the cafeteria beginning at the times below. Following these presentations, families will be invited to visit the classrooms. Classroom teachers will only be available during the designated times listed.

10:00-11:00 am - 3rd grade
11:00 am-12:00 pm - 4th grade
1:00-2:00 pm - 5th grade
2:00-3:00 pm - 4K and 5K
3:00-4:00 pm - 1st grade
4:00-5:00 pm - 2nd grade
5:00-6:00 pm - Drop In - visit the classroom if the assigned time doesn’t work for you.

Cafeteria staff will be available in the lunchroom. You may apply money to your child’s account; t-shirts will be available for pick up; school spirit shirts will be for sale; Transportation staff members will be in the gym to distribute bus tags and provide additional information to families, as needed; car number tags will be available in the classrooms; join PTA; yearbooks – pre-sale begins; Extended Day Program will have staff to assist you with questions and registration; visit with Dr. Spinks, Mrs. Hathaway and our new assistant principal, Dr. Murray.

Mitchell Road Elementary - 355-6700

Thursday, August 13
Meet the Teacher – 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Monday, September 14
PTA Open House
Session 1 – Classroom Presentations – 5:30 pm
PTA Meeting – 6:00 pm
Session 2 – Classroom Presentations – 6:25 pm

Monarch Elementary - 452-0600

Celebrating Inquiry, Innovation and Creativity
Monday, August 10
New Student Orientation (Grades 1-5) -– 8:30 am

Wednesday, August 12
4K/5K Kindergarten Roundup
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Kindergarten Orientation and Meet the Teacher

Thursday, August 13
Meet the Teacher - First – Fifth Grade
Parents may choose either time: 11:30 am -1:00 pm – Grades 1-5 or 4:30 – 6:00 pm – Grades 1-5

Staggered Start – The first three days of school Monarch will have a staggered start.
August 18, 19, 20 – Staggered start for families wanting walk their child(ren) into school. Buses will run on normal schedule; any parent that needs to drop-off their children from 7:30 am- 8:00 am in the carline may do so.
The staggered start is as follows:
Fifth Grade -7:30 am -8:00 am; Fourth Grade – 7:30 am -8:00 am; Third Grade – 7:30 am -8:00 am; Second Grade – 8:00 am – 8:30 am; First Grade – 8:30 am – 9:00 am; 4K /5K Kindergarten – 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Thursday, August 20
(Parents may choose either time) 9:00 am or 5:30 pm
iPad Orientation for Parents that have children in 4th or 5th grade

Friday, August 21
School will run on a normal schedule. All students should be in their classrooms and ready to begin the day by 8:00 am.

Monday, September 14
PTA Open House – (4K/K5, 1st 2nd) 6:00 pm

Tuesday, September 15
PTA Open House – (3rd, 4th, 5th) 6:00 pm

Monaview Elementary - 355-4300
The 2015-2016 school year will be Monaview’s first year as a Personal Device School. All students, Kindergarten - 2nd grades will receive an IPAD to keep and use at school only. All students, 3rd – 5th grade will receive laptops to keep and use at school only.

Friday, August 14
Back to School Night - 4-6pm
Students and parents can meet their teachers and view the school from 4:00-6:00 pm. Charleston Author Jonathan Miller will read to students and parents from his “Sammy the Dachshund” books at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria.

Monday, September 14
**Curriculum Night Dates (2 sessions each day, Parents can rotate, and Interpreters will be attending both dates)
*Grades: Kindergarten, 2nd, and 4th will be held at 6:00pm-6:20pm and 6:30pm–6:50pm

Tuesday, September 15
**Curriculum Night Dates (2 sessions each day, Parents can rotate, and Interpreters will be attending both dates)
*Grades: 1st, 3rd, and 5th will be held at 6:00pm–6:20pm and 6:30pm–6:50pm

Saturday, September 19
8:00am – 12:00pm
Kinderforest Classroom Cleanup Day

Tuesday, September 29
New Parent Orientation - 9:00 – 10:00am

Mountain View Elementary - 355-6800

Monday, August 17
Meet the Teacher
K4, K5, and the K5-1st grade multiage class – 9:00 am
1st – 5th grades including the 2/3 multiage class – 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Oakview Elementary - 355-7100

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher Drop In
12:00-2:00 pm - Preschool, K5, 1st Grade
2:00-4:00 pm - 2nd – 5th Grades

Friday, August 28
Volunteer Breakfast - 9:00-10:00 am

Thursday, September 3
Open House/Curriculum Night Presentation (Session 1) - 5:00-5:45 pm
PTA Meeting - 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Open House/Curriculum Night Presentation (Session 2) - 6:45-7:30 pm

Friday, September 11
Room Coordinator Breakfast - 9:00-10:00 am

Thursday, September 17
Parent Reading Workshops: Helping Your Child Learn to Read
12:30-1:30 pm & 6:00- 7:00 pm

Tuesday, Sept. 22
Watch D.O.G.S. Kickoff - 6:00-7:00 pm

Friday, October 2
Reading Tutor Training - 9:00-10:00 am

Thursday, October 8
Boosterthon Fun Run - All Grades

Friday, October 9
Computer Lab Volunteer Training
9:00-10:00 am

Paris Elementary - 355-4260

Friday, August 14
New-to-Paris Orientation - 2:45-3:30 pm

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher
Two Sessions – 3:30-4:30 or 5:30-6:30 pm

Plain Elementary - 355-7700
“A School Family – Positively Committed to Excellence!”

Wednesday, August 12
5:00 – 6:00 pm - Fourth grade
6:30 – 7:30 pm - Fifth grade

Thursday, August 13
4:30 – 6:00 pm - Kindergarten Drop-in
6:30 – 7:30 pm - Second grade

Friday, August 14
5:00 – 6:00 pm - First grade
6:30 – 7:30 pm - Third grade

Kindergarten will be an informal drop-in. Grades 1 - 5 will be a scheduled program beginning promptly at the assigned time in the atrium. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend these informative sessions with your child. They will provide an overview of curriculum standards, student, parent, and teacher expectations, information related to homework, projects, field trips, grading, and other information you need to know prior to the first day of school on August 18.

Robert E. Cashion Elementary - 355-8000

Thursday, August 13
Meet the Teacher - 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher - 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Monday, September 14
Open House - 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Rudolph Gordon Elementary - 452-0200

Thursday, August 13
Meet the Teacher – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm or 5:30-6:30 pm

Sara Collins Elementary - 355-3200

Please visit the Sara Collins Elementary School website http://www.greenville.k12.sc.us/scollins/ for Supply Lists and additional information about our school including Back-to-School information days.

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher
8:30-9 am - K5 students - last names start with A-L
9-10:00 am – 1st-5th students - last names start with A-L
10:00-10:30 am – K5 students - last names start with M-Z
10:30-11:30 am -1st-5th students - last names start with M-Z
This will be a drop-in at the teachers’ classrooms. Be sure to join PTA!

Tuesday, August 18
Tissue Tea for any new K-5 parents or any new parents

Thursday, August 27
School Improvement Council Meeting - 8:00 am. All parents are welcome to attend.

Monday, September 14
PTA Open House - The first session in teachers’ classrooms will be from 6 - 6:30 pm. There will be a brief PTA meeting from 6:30-6:45 pm and the first session in classrooms by teachers will be repeated for parents to attend a second session for multiple children between 6:45 – 7:15 pm.

Simpsonville Elementary - 355-8300

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm or 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Monday, September 14
PTA and Safe Kids Night – 5:30 pm

Sterling School - 355-4480

Thursday, August 13
Back to School Night – 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Monday, August 17
Back to School Night – 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Sue Cleveland Elementary - 355-4200

Thursday, August 13
Meet Your Teacher – 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Summit Drive Elementary - 355-8800

Meet the Teacher Night is an opportunity for students and parents to meet their teachers and to learn more about the curriculum. Be sure to join the PTA. On the first day of school, PTA will host a Parent Drop-In for all K5 parents and any new parents to Summit Drive Elementary.

Thursday, August 13
Curriculum Night/Meet the Teacher
3rd Grade – 4:00 – 5:00 pm
4th Grade – 5:15 – 6:15 pm
5th Grade – 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Friday, August 14
2nd Grade – 4:00 – 5:00 pm
1st Grade – 5:15 – 6:15 pm

Thomas E. Kerns Elementary - 355-1300

Thursday, August 13
Back to School/Meet the Teacher – 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Monday, September 14
Open House – 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Tigerville Elementary - 355-4600

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher Event – 1:30 – 4:30 pm (drop in)

Welcome Elementary - 355-3900

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teacher – 1:00 – 2:30 pm or 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Monday, September 14
Open House and Book Fair – 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Woodland Elementary - 355-0400

Thursday, August 6
K5 students will meet their teacher by appointment. Parents will receive letter from the teacher with the scheduled time.

Monday, August 17
Meet the Teacher – Grades 1 and 2 – Drop in – 3:30 – 4:40 pm
Meet the Teacher – Grades 3, 4 and 5 – 2:00 – 3:00 pm


Middle Schools

Beck Middle Academy - 355-1400

Wednesday, August 12
First Full-Day Sixth Grade Orientation - Knight S.H.I.F.T. - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Students will meet teachers, receive schedules, participate in team building activities, and learn about life as a Beck Middle school Student. A pizza lunch will be provided for students.

Sixth Grade Parent Program – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Monday, August 17
8th grade schedule pick- up from 10:00-11:30 am
7th grade schedule pick-up from 1:00-2:30 pm
New Parent Coffee - 8:30-9:30 am

Tuesday, September 15
PTSA Meeting and Open House - 5:30 pm

Bryson Middle - 355-2100

Friday August 14
6th Grade Orientation - 8:30-11:00 am
7th/8th Grade Meet the Teacher - 1:00-3:00 pm
Sex Ed Materials Preview

Monday September 21
PTA/Open House 6:00 pm

Greenville Middle Academy - 355-5600

Friday, August 14
Grades 7 and 8 Drop-in - 4:00-6:00 pm
Students and parents are invited to join us to pick up back to school packets, student schedules, and PTA information on this day. Parents and students will be able to tour the school, follow the new student schedule, and meet teachers.

Monday, August 17
Grade 6 Open House - 4:00-6:00 pm
Students and parents are invited to join us for an orientation meeting. Students and parents will pick up back to school packets, student schedules, and PTA information. Students and parents will be able to meet teachers and tour the entire school.

Greer Middle - 355-5800

Thursday August 13
Meet the Teacher
6th Grade 5:00-7:00 pm

Friday August 14
Meet the Teacher
8th Grade 5:00 – 6:00 pm
7th Grade 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Sunday August 16
Meet the Teacher
Spanish Speaking Parents/Guardians 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Hillcrest Middle - 355-6100

Monday, August 17
Back to School Celebration
6th grade-12:45pm-2:15pm
7th/8th grade-2:30pm-3:30pm
Learn about our new robotics team, our new 3D projector and 3D printers and STEAM vision and pathway; pick up 2015-16 class schedule, meet all of the HMS teachers, and tour the HMS building, meet the new athletic director and gather information regarding sports and intramurals, learn about HMS clubs, new related arts classes, Fun Friday incentives, and tutoring opportunities, enjoy snacks and activities with friends, gather information/tips for middle school success for students and parents, meet our PTA officers and sign up to be a part of our award-winning HMS School Improvement Council/Parent Teacher Organization, view our HMS video and learn our mission, vision, and expectations for 2015-16, sign up for parent portal, the principals’ weekly email, fill out “Contact Me” card, and complete a quick parent/student survey, talk with the principal, administrative team, and guidance counselors.

Lakeview Middle - 355-6400

Thursday, August 13
Sixth Grade Orientation – 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Friday, August 14
Seventh and Eighth Grade Orientation – 5:30 – 7:30 pm

League Middle Academy - 355-8100

Monday, August 17
Back to School Drop-In - 4:00 PM-7:00 pm
Students and parents can drop in to pick up their schedules and IDs , meet their teachers, receive information about bus transportation, purchase agendas and PE uniforms, ensure dress code requirements are met, and get general parent information such as PTA and SIC.

Mauldin Middle - 355-6770

Thursday, August 13
Sixth Grade Orientation - 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Seventh and Eighth Grade Orientation - 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, August 20
Open House for 6th Grade Parents-7:00 pm

Tuesday, August 25
Open House for 7th/8th Grade Parents-7:00 pm

Northwest Middle - 355-6900

Thursday, August 13
Back to School Night and Community Resource Fair - 5:30 - 7:30 pm
6th graders may pick up schedules beginning at 5:30 in the gym. All other grades may pick up schedules at 6:15. During this time students may pick up schedules, purchase yearbooks, visit with teachers, and take advantage of the offerings of several community agencies. Bus information is also available.

Phinnize J. Fisher Middle - 452-0800

Friday, August 14
Meet the Teachers
7th Grade:
A – M - 9:00 am – 10:00 am
N – Z - 10:30 am – 11:30 am

6th Grade:
A – M - 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
N – Z - 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Riverside Middle - 355-7900

Friday, August 14
Student Orientation for Seventh Grade Students – 8:30 – 11:30 am
Student Orientation for Eighth Grade Students – 12:30 – 3:00 pm

Monday, August 17
Student Orientations for Sixth Grade Students – 8:30 – 11:30 am

Students and parents can pick up their schedules and ID’s, meet their teachers, receive information about bus transportation, purchase PE uniforms and yearbooks, take Fall Pictures (please ensure dress code requirements are met), and receive general parent information. Please check the school website for the specific time for your grade level and last name. PTSA Open House will be on September 3rd. Parents of new students may contact their grade level guidance counselor for information about tours and new-student activities.

Sevier Middle - 355-8200

Friday, August 14
Back to School Orientation
Sixth Graders will attend from 1:30-3:30pm
Seventh and eighth graders attend from 3:30-6:00pm
Students will pick up class schedules, meet teachers, take school pictures, and make school I.D. badges. Students may also add money to lunch accounts and buy P.E. uniforms. Yearbooks, PTA memberships, and spirit gear will be on sale. Seventh graders will complete required vision screening. Seventh graders must turn in their required Tdap immunization record to the front office by School Orientation to receive their class schedules.


High Schools

Berea High - 355-1600

Sunday, August 16
Orientation - 10th-12th Grade and 9th Grade Repeaters – 2:00 pm

Monday, August 17
Orientation - 9th Grade – 8:30 – 11:30 am

Blue Ridge High - 355-1800

Monday, August 10
Parent and Student Orientation
9:00 – 11:00 am – Seniors
11:30 am – 1:30 pm – Juniors
3:30 – 5:30 pm – Sophomores
6:00 – 8:00 pm – Freshmen
Students will have their student ID and the picture for the yearbook taken, receive schedules and textbooks, pay fees and debts, receive locker assignments, pay for parking, etc. Yearbooks will be purchased directly from Jostens. Athletic insurance must be paid directly to the coach. School insurance must be paid separately.

Monday, September 28
Fall Open House – 6:30 pm

Carolina High & Academy - 355-2300

Thursday, August 13
9th Grade Registration – 6:00 pm

Friday, August 14
10th & 11th Grade Registration – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:30 – 3:30 pm

Monday, August 17
12th Grade Registration – 6:00 pm

Greenville High Academy - 355-5500

Monday, August 3
Schedules, Lockers, and Parking Pass
Senior Portraits –Atrium-8:00 am-3:45 pm

Tuesday, August 4
Senior Portraits –Atrium-8:00 am-3:45 pm

Wednesday, August 5
Senior Parking Pass sold-3:00-4:00 pm

Monday, August 10
Senior Parking Pass sold-9:00-10:00 am
Junior Parking Pass sold – 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Senior Portraits – Auditorium-8:00 am-3:45 pm

Thursday, August 13
Student Schedule/Locker pick up
Seniors (also parking pass)-9:00-10:30 am
Juniors (also parking pass)-11:00 am-12:30 pm
Sophomores (also parking pass) -2:00-3:30 pm
Freshman/ Freshman Parent Information Night - 5:00-7:00 pm

Monday, August 17
Freshman First Day - 8:45 am-3:45 pm

Greer High - 355-5700

Thursday, August 13
Freshman Orientation -6:00 – 8:00 pm

Monday, August 31
Open House – 6:00 – 8:00 pm

JL Mann High Academy - 355-6300

Thursday, August 6
Guidance Office Opens for the School Year

Wednesday, August 12
PTA Board Meeting & First Day Packet Stuffing- 9:00 am in the Media Center

Thursday, August 13
Student Schedule Pick-Up - 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Monday, August 17
New Parent Meet and Greet – 5:30 pm
New Patriot Night – Freshmen and New Student Orientation - 6:00 - 7:30pm

September 11 - 18
Spirit Week

Monday, September 21
Senior Parent Meeting – 5:00 pm
Open House- 6:00-7:30 pm

Tuesday, October 20
Magnet Open House - 5:30-7:00 pm

Mauldin High - 355-6500

Thursday, August 13
Orientation
Seniors Last Names A-L – 8:30 – 10:30 am
Seniors Last Names M-Z – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Freshmen Last Names A-G – 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Freshmen Last Names H-P – 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Freshmen Last Names Q-Z – 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Friday, August 14
Orientation
Juniors Last Names A-L – 8:30 – 10:30 am
Juniors Last Names M-Z – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sophomores Last Names A-G – 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Sophomores Last Names H-P – 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Sophomores Last Names Q-Z – 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Riverside High - 355-7800

Thursday, August 13
Grade 9—5:30-8:30 pm—All students in grade 9 are requested to report at their designated times. The same information will be given at each time segment.
5:30-6:30 - Last names A-G
6:30-7:30 - Last names H-N
7:30-8:30 - Last names O-Z
The Science Department will be available to sell the required safety equipment of goggles and an apron for $3.00 during the Orientation for students in grade 9. This same safety equipment will be used by the students for all four years. The Physical Education Department will also sell the uniforms required for P E class for $10.00.

Friday, August 14
Grade 12—8:00-10:30 am
Grade 11 - 10:45-1:15 pm
Grade 10—1:30-4:00 pm

Parking decals will be sold to students in grades 11 & 12 ONLY. Students must complete the Alive at 25 training before they purchase a parking decal at Orientation. On August 14, they must bring a valid driver’s license; a valid registration for the car; an insurance card; the make, model, and tag number of their car; and $40.00 to purchase a parking decal.

Special Education: Self-Contained Special Education students will have their parent orientation on Friday, August 14, at 10:00-11:30 am in the classrooms with their teachers. Pictures for the yearbook will be taken during the Orientation. All other special education students will have their orientation with their designated grade.

ALL students will have their picture made in the cafeteria for their ID badge. Pictures for the yearbook, also, will be taken for students in grades 9, 10, & 11 at the Orientation time. Students must adhere to the proper attire as stated in the Dress Code for Greenville County Schools. All students in grades 9, 10, & 11 must report to the cafeteria for their school picture as soon as they enter the building. They will receive a ticket after they have their picture made. They must present their ticket at the entrance to the gym to pick up their information packets, their schedules, lockers, and textbooks. The Class of 2016 will sell agendas to record class assignments for $8.00 to all students, and the booster clubs will sell Spirit wear.

Southside High Academy - 355-8700

Thursday, August 13
Back to School Events
Seniors: 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Juniors: 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Friday, August 14
Sophomores: - 9:00 am – 10:15 am
*Freshmen Registration: - 2:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Freshmen IB Parent Drop-in: - 4:30 pm (media center)
**Freshmen/Parent Orientation: - 5:00 pm

Friday, August 15
*Incoming Freshmen Academy Tour Day - 2:00-4:50 pm
During Tour Day, students will receive schedules, tour the building, participate in character education seminars, receive textbooks, take school ID photos and other planned events. The Tour Day is for incoming 9th grade students only.

**Freshmen and Parent Orientation – 5:00 pm
Display tables will be located in the commons area with information pertaining to buses, PTSA member, school lunch, IB Parent Council, clubs, athletics; school tours will be available for parents/guardians.

Travelers Rest High - 355-0000

Monday, August 10
Dog Training Freshman Orientation – 2:00 pm
Freshman Parent Orientation Meeting – 6:00 pm
Freshman dues of $5 may be paid at either of the Freshman Orientation opportunities

Monday, August 24
PTSA Open House - 7:00 pm

Early Schedule Pick Up
Seniors – Wednesday, August 12 – 9 am – 11:00 am (Dues = $10)
Juniors – Wednesday, August 12 – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Dues = $25)
Sophomore – Thursday, August 13 – 9 am – 11:00 am (Dues = $10)
Students may pick up schedules and purchase parking permits once class dues are paid and any debts from previous years are cleared. Parking permits are $15.

Wade Hampton High - 355-0100

Thursday, August 13
Family Fun Fest – 4:00 – 7:00 pm
All students and parents encouraged to attend.
Meet Mr. Williams, get final schedule, tour school, meet your teachers, sign up for clubs and athletics, meet administrative team and SRO, get required ID pictures taken, enjoy a DJ and a free hotdog supper, and win prizes! ID Photos will be taken August 5, 6, 11, and 12 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm in the main office.

Woodmont High - 355-8600

Thursday, August 6 – 2:30 – 6:30 pm
All students are REQUIRED to have a Woodmont High School ID for 2015-2016. Students new to Greenville County Schools should come to the WHS Media Center to have ID pictures taken. IDs will be distributed at orientation. Students will be issued one free ID per school year. Replacement IDs will be issued at a cost of $5 each. (All current rising Freshmen who attended Greenville County Schools last year do not need to have a new ID picture taken. These students will automatically receive a new ID at orientation.)

Wednesday - Thursday, August 12 – 13
Orientation Day - 10th through 12th grades
Grade 12 – Wednesday, August 12
12:30 – 3:30 PM (Arrive at any point during these times only)
Grade 11 – Thursday, August 13
8:30 – 11:30 AM (Arrive at any point during these times only)
Grade 10 – Thursday, August 13
12:30 – 3:30 PM (Arrive at any point during these times only)
Orientation for sophomore, junior and senior students - Students are REQUIRED to attend orientation to receive their IDs, schedules, yearbook pictures, and other important items, and must attend during a specific window of time for THEIR GRADE LEVEL ONLY. Students who miss their orientation time must get their schedules, IDs and materials on the first day of school, and will be required to make up any work missed in their classes. Parents are encouraged to attend orientation but are not required. 2015-16 IDs will be issued at orientation. A student MAY NOT continue with orientation without a valid ID. Yearbook pictures will be taken for all students (except seniors) – student attire must follow the district dress code guidelines.

Saturday August 15 - 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Freshman Academy 2015-2016 - Wildcat Training Day & Orientation
Woodmont High School is happy to announce our first Wildcat Training Day to welcome all incoming freshmen and their parents to a fun-filled morning of useful information and activities. The purpose of Wildcat Training Day is to help make the transition from middle school to high school a little bit easier. Students will receive their IDs and schedules, pay class dues and will also have opportunities to meet their teachers, tour the school and get important information about activities, sports and even learn cheers for pep rallies! Parents will meet teachers, tour the school, and also learn about WHS policies, procedures and our expectations for the school year. A special guest speaker will be here to talk with the students, and many upperclassmen will be in attendance to answer questions, discuss clubs, athletics and the daily routines.

Centers/Special Programs

Fine Arts Center - 355-2550

Thursday, August 13
New Student/Parent Orientation – 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Thursday, September 17
Open House – 6:30 pm

Greenville Early College - 355-7560

Monday, August 17
Middle School Meet the Teacher Drop-In – 12:00 – 2:00 pm or 4:00 -6:00 pm
High School Meet the Teacher Drop-In – 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Washington Center - 355-0250

Monday, August 17
Back to School Event – 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Events will be held on Betty Spencer and Hollis campuses. Students and families will have the opportunity to meet the classroom teachers and staff.

Thursday, September 3
PTA Meeting – 1:00 pm

Washington Center’s initiatives for this year include a technology upgrade and a nature trail adjoining the school’s main campus.

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